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Mother, daughter arrested after dog found dead in Thurman

THURMAN — A mother and daughter were arrested Thursday in connection with a dog that was found starved to death on the porch of a home on Glen-Athol Road late last month, authorities said.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-13 20:45:00

Roundup: Randall named MVP as Spartans win Salmon River tournament

First period: 1, Queensbury, Jack Randall (Trevor Vogel), 11:05. 2, Salmon River, Cameron Cartier (Tim Cook), 5:05. 3, Queensbury, Tyler Vogel (Brendan Murphy, Devon Salone), 3:13 (pp).

POST-STAR - 2018-12-16 00:50:00

Seven rescued from gondola at Gore Mountain

NORTH CREEK — Seven people had to be evacuated from a gondola at Gore Mountain on Friday morning. The incident happened at about 9:15 a.m. at the Northwoods Gondola. The lift came to a normal stop and there was an indication of a bolt misalignment on one of the towers, according to Jon Lundin, commu

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 21:23:00

Schumer promises help with gas line for Fort Edward, Irving Tissue during stop

FORT EDWARD — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will push for federal grants to bring more natural gas to the town and village, to spur economic development. On a tour of the former dewatering facility, local officials told him that they need more natural gas to attract manufacturers to the site.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 18:40:00

Queensbury man charged following domestic dispute

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — A Queensbury man faces felony charges following a domestic dispute. Jason Harris, 38, of 49 Zenas Dr., was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony; along with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of endangering the

SARATOGIAN - 2018-12-15 17:45:00

Zone defense helps Argyle get past Warrensburg

ARGYLE — Stacked with small, athletic guards, Argyle’s 1-2-2 full-court zone press can wreak havoc. Prior to Friday night, it hadn’t, but unfortunately for Warrensburg, the Scots’ defensive pressure was deadly against them, which helped Argyle defeat the Burghers 76-56 in an Adirondack League boys b

POST-STAR - 2018-12-15 06:00:00

Corinth woman charged in threat that led to school lockout

CORINTH — A Corinth woman faces two charges for an alleged gun threat at a home that led to a school lockout on Wednesday, police records show. Ciara K. Winslow, 31, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor menacing in connection with a complaint Wednesday afternoon th

POST-STAR - 2018-12-13 17:45:00

Roundup: Whitehall-Fort Ann finishes 4-3 at own Railroader Duals

113 — Caleb Svingala (M) pinned Ollie West, :33. 120 — Troy Austin (W) pinned Jaames Colvin, 4:55. 126 — Tony Ortiz (M) pinned Aidan MacLeod, 1:42. 132 — Sawyer Ostrander (W) pinned Cody Chicoine, 3:37.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-16 00:00:00

Local schools among bomb threats across US

NEW YORK — Authorities said bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. and in Warren and Saratoga counties appear to be a hoax. According to State Police, Queensbury Union Free School District was among the schools that received an undisclosed threat via

POST-STAR - 2018-12-13 20:33:00

Police: Queensbury woman abandoned dogs in home

QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman was charged with four misdemeanors Thursday for allegedly abandoning two dogs without food when she moved out of a home on Dixon Road, according to State Police.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 16:30:00

Letter to the editor: SNAP helps when times are tough

Once winter comes, work slows down or stops for many Tri-County families. Construction, farm and retail workers and others with seasonal jobs struggle to make ends meet when the weather turns cold and the holiday shopping ends.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-15 05:00:00

Standoff underway at Queensbury home

QUEENSBURY - There is a standoff at 49 Zenas Drive in Queensbury. Part of the road is blocked near Reginald Drive. Numerous law enforcement agencies are responding. Power has been cut.

WNYT - 2018-12-13 21:41:37

Queensbury man arrested for domestic abuse felonies

QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury man was arrested Sunday on two felonies for alleged domestic abuse allegations, police records show. Angus A. Wilson, 45, was charged with felony counts of aggravated family offense and criminal contempt and misdemeanor criminal mischief, according to the Warren County Sher

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 14:45:00

Police: Parolee arrested with heroin in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — A three-time felon who is on parole for a burglary spree and drug possession was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing 300 bags of heroin and for violating parole, police said.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 19:01:00

Standoff suspect charged with felony, misdemeanors

QUEENSBURY -- The Queensbury man who was arrested after an hours-long standoff Thursday will face a felony and two misdemeanors, police said. Jason Harris, 38, was charged with felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, according to the Warren County Sheri

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 10:43:00

Route 9 corridor improvements outlined in report

QUEENSBURY — Route 9 has the potential for more than 600,000 square feet of commercial development, but that is only likely to happen if existing congestion issues are addressed, according to a consultant’s report.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 18:00:00

Man arrested after standoff at Queensbury home

QUEENSBURY — An hours-long standoff with a domestic violence suspect ended Thursday night with the man in custody and facing a bevy of charges, police said. The standoff at 49 Zenas Dr. ended shortly after 6 p.m. with a resident of the home, Jason Harris, in police custody. Warren County Undersherif

POST-STAR - 2018-12-13 22:08:00

Sheriff: Two dead after Warren County car crash

CHESTER -- A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities Saturday morning. The Warren County Sheriff's Office received a report just before 10 a.m. for a serious crash on State Route 8, near Hill Clyde Acres.

WRGB - 2018-12-09 18:51:22

Warren County agrees to settle lawsuit over FOIL request

Warren County has decided to settle a lawsuit with a local government watchdog who sued over the county's refusal to release an engineering report. Travis Whitehead won a round in his litigation in October when a mid-level appeals court ruled that his lawsuit should not have been dismissed in state

POST-STAR - 2018-12-05 18:30:00

Adding new building, railroad ups insurance costs for Warren County

Warren County officials learned last week that adding a new building to the county Municipal Center and having to insure the county railroad will significantly increase the county's insurance costs going forward.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-02 20:15:00